[Editor's note: Nifty New York Times interactive on the New York subway system's terminal stations. I like the "map" and "thumbnail" views. I wish the photo numbers and the photo viewer close box top nav bar element were the same width as the photo viewer itself. View the interactive. Screen captures below.]
For those subway riders who get off before the last stop — almost everyone — the end is just a sign on the train. What’s there, anyway? It turns out there is often mystery, lonesomeness and beauty. Explore through photographs and video below. Related article.
Produced by Jon Huang and Alexis Mainland
Photographs and audio gathering by Richard Perry
Videos by David Frank, Nathan Olivares-Giles and Fritzie Andrade